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  • chandler bullard with students in gym

    Fun on Wheels with Northeast Passage

    What’s a gym class with no running, skipping, jumping, or even walking?
  • stem classroom image

    Alumni Association Throws Support Behind Manchester STEM Efforts

    The Board of Directors of the University of New Hampshire Alumni Association recently voted to provide $25,000 toward the construction of the STEM Discovery Lab in UNH Manchester’s new space in the...
  • James Boniakowski  with organic farming club

    Organic Garden Club

    The university’s Organic Garden Club is harvesting fruits and vegetables daily. Check out their market Fridays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. outside the library in the Murkland Quad or learn about online...
  • children's music series poster

    Smyth Summer Music Series

    This summer, UNH Manchester will host six musical events for kids. The events are free and open to the public, thanks to the generous support of the Frederick Smyth Trust. All of the music events...
  • paul college interior study space

    Learn More About the New Business College Building

    Learn more about the new business school building and how Peter T. Paul's donation made it happen. READ MORE Set in Stone: Masons’ Skills Shine in Paul College Wall
  • lunacats at kennedy space center

    LunaCats Rocket to Third Place in NASA Competition

    The 2013 UNH LunaCats team at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. L-R: Front row: James Clifford, Jonathan Shepard, Anthony Edmonds, Caleigh MacPherson, Jonathan Wilson; back row: Timothy Gerade,...
  • wildolfo arvelo and mark huddleston

    Smooth Path From Great Bay CC to Paul College

    Great Bay Community College (GBCC) President Wildolfo Arvelo (left) and UNH President Mark Huddleston make it official, signing an articulation agreement that will allow qualified students to...
  • ocean buoy

    The Yin and Yang of Coastal Carbon

    UNH carbon dioxide sentinel buoy off Appledore Island after January 2013 Nor'easter. Photo by Shawn Shellito, UNH-EOS. Back in the spring of 2004, when the Center for Coastal Ocean Observing and...
  • sea potatoe seaweed

    One Potato, Two Potato, Sea Potato

    University of New Hampshire graduate student Hannah Traggis holds Colpomenia peregrina found at Fort Stark in New Castle in April 2012. Credit: Hannah Traggis There’s a new seaweed in town, a brown,...
  • veterans of foreign wars, historical - 1921

    Life of Inspiration

    Richard Whoriskey (front, fourth from left) with Veterans of Foreign Wars in front of Hamilton Smith Hall on Armistice Day, in 1921.
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    Renovations Expand, Brighten Athletic Training Room

    Two floors below the main entrance to the Field House, on the side of the building facing the southeast curve of the Reggie Atkins track, the athletic training room is a pivotal piece of the Wildcat...
  • women in science students

    Upstream Impact

    Students from the Biotechnology Program at Dover High School visited the UNH campus to learn about graduate level research. The visit was organized by the UNH Women in Science Group.
  • new york city rooftop deck

    Alums Make Connections in NYC

    Close to 80 alums who call New York City home gathered on the rooftop deck of the Gansevoort Meatpacking Hotel last week to connect with each other as well as get a quick update on the happenings at...
  • tablet computer stand

    Tablet Computer Stand Earns University’s First Design Patent

    Therese Willkomm, an assistant professor of occupational therapy at UNH and director of ATinNH, a statewide assistive technology program housed at UNH’s Institute on Disability. (Credit: UNH...
  • tom zhang

    Math Lecturer Hits Prime Time

    Tom Zhang, lecturer in mathematics at the University of New Hampshire A new proof by University of New Hampshire mathematician Yitang “Tom” Zhang is being heralded as a breakthrough in the quest to...
  • inquiry journal cover

    Inquiry Journal Features Student Research

    UNH has long prided itself on graduating students who have significant research experience. In 2005, a generous gift from philanthropist Dana Hamel made it possible for the university to launch the...
  • trisha linstrum and her mom nancy sauter

    Graduation Was a Family Affair for UNH Mother-Daughter Team

    Trisha Lindstrum (l) and her mother, Nancy Sauter, received their degrees from the University of New Hampshire Saturday, May 18, 2013. Nancy Sauter spent four years at the University of New Hampshire...
  • women's lacrosse

    Big Wins

    As the only team ever to lay claim to an NCAA title, women’s lacrosse has long been a point of pride for the UNH Athletics community. But until recently, it was also one of the only UNH athletic...
  • racing team

    Precision Racing Team Prevails at International Competition

    It’s a tale as old as David and Goliath, one that extols the flinty New Hampshire virtues of thrift and resourcefulness: A scrappy, underfunded team prevails against much more resourced competitors...
  • thomas newkirk with book cover on children's writing

    He Changed How Children Are Taught to Write

    Thomas Newkirk, professor of English at the University of New Hampshire Photo by Perry Smith, UNH Photographic Services
  • brian gray in ballet performance

    Engineering and Ballet Equal Balance for UNH Senior

    Brian Gray spent months working on his senior capstone project, helping design a rocket whose technology would, in the event of a disaster, produce a temporary Internet network. He then traveled to...
  • Josh Chabot '13 and his adviser, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering May-Win Thein

    From Manchester to the Moon

    Josh Chabot '13 and his adviser, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering May-Win Thein, pose with the fruit of three years' labor: a tabletop NASA satellite simulator that will be used to...
  • catie perella

    Meet Five UNH Life Savers

    Catie Perrella '11     Photo by Lisa Nugent The National Marrow Donor Program lists nearly 10 million people on its “Be the Match” registry. One in 20,000 of those will have the right makeup to help...
  • interstellar gas clouds around the solar system

    IBEX: The Little Satellite That Could

    This image shows the nearest interstellar gas clouds around the solar system, including the Local Interstellar Cloud (LIC) and G Cloud, along with positions of neighboring stars in the plane of our...
  • jameson coop cleaning the wildcat sculpture

    Wildcat Work

    With bronze sculptures, green is not always good. Photo by Perry Smith, UNH Photographic Services. On a busy Friday afternoon, Jameson Copp ’09 is studying the wildcat sculpture in front of the...
  • chamber singers

    Chamber Singers Will Compete in Elite German Competition

    The UNH Chamber Singers will present its tour program in a special pre-departure performance Monday, May 13, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the Dover City Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The...
  • nancy fernades in the lab

    Graduate Students Win Prestigious Fellowships

    NSF Fellowship graduate student Nancy Fernades studying epigenetics in a lab at Gregg Hall
  • oyster river middle schoolers at river's edge

    Love That Dirty Water

        Students from Oyster River Middle School conduct water quality testing at several points on campus and then analyzed their samples. The event was part of the NH EPSCoR Ecosystems and Society...
  • relay for life participants

    Relay for Life Marks 10 Years at UNH

    Senior Sarah Maskwa (4th from the left) with some of the 1,250 UNH Relay for Life participants who together raised more than $130,000 to fight cancer. Sarah Maskwa has the same bad reason to...
  • students and professors collaborating on research

    Big Things Have Small Beginnings

    Students from UNH and Yeshiva University convene at Brookhaven National Laboratory to study the role of nanocatalysts in the creation of green energy.
  • create your own story recipient Ben Claxton

    “Create Your Own Story” Celebrates 10 Years of Sharing

    The initiative launched by Residential Life has been highlighting the success stories of 10 students each year since 2004.
  • gate city paricipat with students on poster

    A "Gate City" Welcome

    A grant-funded educational partnership with UNH and the Nashua school district opens doors for teachers and their students who are learning English.
  • concord interns

    On Today's Docket: Opportunity

    This year’s Concord interns join N.H. Senate President Peter Bragdon in the Senate Chamber. Left to right: Dan Zotos ’14, Erin Ryan ’13, Bragdon, Tyler Clark ’13, Steve Naffah ’13. VIEW SLIDESHOW...
  • students drop stones into water as part of bullying prevention education

    Sixth Graders Learn It Takes “Courage to Care”

    On an early April day that finds rural New Hampshire still lingering between snowbanks and mud puddles, 20 sixth-graders stand in a tight circle outside the Barnstead Elementary School, crowding...
  • elise beattie running

    Thinking on Her Feet

    All student-athletes learn to balance the dual demands of academics and competition, but few do it in as dramatic fashion as Elise Beattie ’14 did earlier this year.
  • researchers and participant in strength-training activity

    Studying the Impact of Strength-Training on Older Adults

    The Grimes Family Fund is helping a student-faculty team to explore the effectiveness of two distinct strength-training regimens on older adults. The team hopes to present their findings nationally.
  • courtney mills conducting research on codfish bones

    Student Research Engages the Community

    From arts and education to saving the region’s cod fishery, undergraduate research at UNH is on display at the 2013 UNH Undergraduate Research Conference (April 12-27), where a focus on issues of...
  • students witn horse skeletal demonstration

    All about Horses

    Equine Program seniors (from left) Emily Hodgman, Adele Breitholtz, Katherine Foley, and Alyssa Milano, prepare Reese, the "Visible Horse," for a presentation at the "Equine Educational Day" on...
  • cameron lyle participating in track and field event

    UNH in the News

    Senior Cameron Lyle decided to donate bone marrow, a decision that abruptly ends his collegiate athletic career but one that he calls a "no brainer." ABC News: University of New Hampshire Athlete...
  • theatre students from undergraduate prize plays

    Independence Day

    From left: Dan Shine, Alyssa LeBlanc, Colton Huelle, Elise Williams and Nicholas Iannotti.
  • charlotte slate

    Kinesiology Major is Washington, D.C. Bound

    Charlotte Slate doesn’t have a political background; her future plans after graduating UNH involve physical therapy school. But a course she’s taking in foreign policy piqued her interest. She became...
  • unh mobile app

    UNH Mobile App Now Available For iPhone, iPad

    To download the app, visit the App Store for your iOS device, or Google Play for your Android, and search for "UNH Mobile."
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    UNH Announces 2013 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients

    For their significant contributions to the state and its people, the Running Nuns from the St. Charles Children’s Home in Rochester, and New Hampshire storyteller Fritz Wetherbee will receive UNH's...
  • paul college interior

    A Cut Above

    Campus and community proudly celebrate the official opening of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.
  • eric hansen with air force helicopter

    No Soldier Left Behind

    If you’re a fan of the National Geographic television series Inside Combat Rescue, you've probably been captivated by the exploits of the show’s stars, U.S. Air Force Capt. Eric Hansen '07 and his...
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  • joanne burke teaching a class

    Nutritional Scientist Wins National Honor

    "I believe that in a country that produces so much food all Americans should have access to a healthy diet." --Joanne Burke, director of the Dietetic Internship at UNH At a time when the United...
  • archaeology students at campus train depot dig near morrill hall

    Digging It

    Archeology students are busily at work unearthing the site of the original train depot that used to be on the great lawn near Morrill Hall until it was moved after a tragic 1905 train accident.
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